Randex

Tuesday 09 September 2014
The Economist

Computers would give people the power to carve out a mathematically guaranteed refuge from the powers that be, and to have a conversation that was provably, reliably private. For Mr Finney, who had spent his high-school years imbibing the supercharged libertarianism of Ayn Rand, and who was now earning a living writing video games, that was a heady challenge. He accepted it with gusto.

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 10 Sep 2014
Chris Agar, Screen Rant

…of Eleanor Rigby playing on four screens, Atlas Shrugged Part III debuting in 240 theaters, The Drop opening in 500 locations, and The Skeleton Twins getting an unspecified release. #1 – Dolphin Tale…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 09 Sep 2014
Rusty Humphries, Washington Times

He’s versatile, personable and gives John Galt the powerful presence all “Atlas Shrugged” fans will demand.

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 09 Sep 2014
Ben Dreyfuss, Mother Jones

One other fun fact: There are no Ayn Rand books on this list. Without further ado, here are the top 20…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 09 Sep 2014
Ruth L Ratny, Reel Chicago

…director Jim Manera’s feature, “Who is John Galt?” based on the protagonist in Ayn Rand’s magnum opus, “Atlas Shrugged” and set in 2015. The film, which Manera wrote and directed, will premiere…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 08 Sep 2014
David Rolland, New Times - County Grind

…on a career in rock anymore. He then goes on an Ayn Rand-inspired rant about how file sharing and illegal downloading of music has killed the dream of a 15-year-old kid who hopes to become rich by…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 09 Sep 2014
Anne Marie Panoringan, Orange County Weekly - Navel Gazing (CA)

…by Dave Matthews. Last book read; how was it? Ayn Rand’s Fountainhead. The character, Roark, embodies the spirit needed to be successful as a business builder. I think it’s his independence that I so…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 09 Sep 2014
Deivarayan Muthu, Cricbuzz

“The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity” - Ayn Rand (Russian-American novelist, playwright and screenwriter)

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 07 Sep 2014
SRQ Backlot

It took more than a decade to bring a version of Atlas Shrugged to the big screen and three films to do justice to Ayn Rand’s epic original tale. But last week producer Harmon Kaslow brought the final…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 09 Sep 2014
Monday 08 September 2014
Christopher Hooks, Texas Observer

…last chapter of the troubled trilogy adaptation of Ayn Rand’s law-library length magnum opus, Atlas Shrugged. The trilogy—part of a years-long effort to create a Rand revival that started just after…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 08 Sep 2014
RushLimbaugh.com

[CALLER:] …that society that Ann Rand wrote about in Atlas Shrugged. Your example of the camera phone earlier, “I just want to know how to shoot a picture. I just want to know how to shoot a picture.” RUSH: Right…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 08 Sep 2014
Andrea Mills, Orange County Register (CA)

Two students from Portola Middle School received prize money and international recognition for essays entered in the Ayn Rand Institute’s annual “Anthem” essay competition. Vanessa Flores was one of 175 semifinalists chosen by the institute.

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 08 Sep 2014